We already know professional dancers Oti Mabuse and Aljaz Skorjanec will not be returning to Strictly Come Dancing, but now former judge Bruno Tonioli has also confirmed he won’t be back. Bruno was a judge on the show for 18 years, but hasn’t been able to take part for the past two years due to the pandemic.
Why is Bruno Tonioli not on Strictly 2021?
The Italian, who also appears on the US version of the show, has not been on the BBC panel in person for two years because of Covid travel restrictions. Tonioli told BBC One’s The One Show on Thursday he will now concentrate on his role as a judge on Dancing with the Stars, which is filmed in Los Angeles.
Where is Bruno from Strictly this week?
He is currently in LA working as a judge on the US version of the show Dancing with the Stars. This means he is unable to fly back and forth to the UK like he usually does as strict travel restrictions are in place.
Who is the latest to leave Strictly Come Dancing?
Aljaž Škorjanec has announced he is leaving Strictly Come Dancing after nine years as a professional dancer on the BBC One show. Sharing a series of photos on Instagram from his time on the series, he said: “A little while ago I made the tough decision that Strictly 2021 would be my last.
Is Anton going to be a judge on Strictly?
Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton Du Beke was confirmed as the show’s newest permanent judge last week, as Bruno Tonioli had committed to Dancing with the Stars as it moves to Disney+ live streaming.
Who is in Strictly now?
- Professional partner: Amy Dowden.
- Professional partner: Dianne Buswell.
- Professional partner: Kai Widdrington.
- Professional partner: Johannes Radebe.
- Professional partner: Nancy Xu.
- Professional partner: Aljaž Škorjanec.
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